DIY: Striped Tote Bag with Foley & Corinna

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Remember earlier this week I told you I had another DIY up my sleeve with my pals at Foley & Corinna?  Well today is part two.  They have these great canvas totes and I got to spruce one up a bit.  I wanted to do something that was easy and fun but still wouldn’t take away from how beautiful the bag is (it’s a classic!), so I added a classic stripe to each side and spruced it up with some hardware.  This one is super easy… a great beginner project!

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Materials:  White Tote Bag // E6000 Glue // Two Large Hinges // Blue Fabric Paint

Sponge Tip Brush // Masking Tape or Painters Tape

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Start by using masking tape to block off a stripe.

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Bring your tape all the way around the bottom and up the other side.

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Repeat 3x, so that you have four lines of tape, forming the borders of a stripe.

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Tape off the top of your stripes just under the handle.

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Using your brush, paint the area between your tape.

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Allow to dry.

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Apply E6000 glue to the back of your hinge…

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And then add a hinge to the top of your stripe.

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Allow to dry, and you are all done!

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  1. kellyclayton says 8.8.13

    Any chance you know where we could find a bag similar but for under $20?

  2. I am so obsessed with the hinges you added. That is a touch I would have never had thought to add to a DIY! xoxo

  3. Looks like a great gym bag 🙂